ASC Alumnus Elected to Ohio State Alumni Association Board of Directors

Steve ChappelearSteve Chappelear (BA, social sciences, 1974; JD, 1977), a member of the law firm Frost Brown Todd, Columbus, was elected to the Ohio State Alumni Association’s board of directors. A five-member nominating committee recommended the directors-elect after reviewing a large base of candidates. Chappelear will serve a five-year term beginning at the conclusion of the October 2013 meeting.


Theatre Faculty Member Honored

Brad SteinmetzBrad Steinmetz, visiting assistant professor, theatre; and Columbus architect Tim Laiwill be honored this fall by World Stage Design 2013, a quadrennnial celebration of international performance design. The duo won a design challenge that attracted more than 100 entries from 26 countries. Their winning design—a fully-functioning theatre made entirely from locally sourced, reusable or recyclable materials—will be built in Cardiff, Wales, where it will be used as the festival's main performance venue, September 5-15.


2013-14 Campus Maps Available

Copies of the new 2013-14 Campus Map brochures are available in College of Arts and Sciences Communication Services. You can either stop by the offices at 1010 Derby Hall to pick up a package (20 to a package) or email with a request to have a quantity of maps delivered to your unit through campus mail.

Resource Center for Medieval Slavic Studies 6th International Hilandar Conference July 19-21

Hilandar ConferenceOpening reception, Friday, July 19 at 6 pm will feature keynote speaker Mirjana Živojinović, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. Opening remarks July 19 at 6 pm, David Manderscheid, College of Arts and Sciences executive dean and vice provost.

Movie Nights Help Support Ohio State’s PelotonJuly 13, 20 and August 2

Team Buckeye will hold three “Movie Night for Pelotonia” fundraisers: The Sandlot, July 13 at Bill Davis Stadium, Wreck-it Ralph, July 20 at The Woody Hayes Athletic Center-Indoor Field, and Avengers, August 2 at Ohio Stadium. $5 donation per attendee.


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July 13, 2013
Ice Cream Social

ASC SAC Staff Appreciation Ice Cream Social—Meet Our New Executive Dean

Come enjoy Graeter's ice cream, sorbet, and no sugar-added Italian ice, at this year’s ice cream social and meet our new executive dean, David Manderscheid, Friday, July 19, Hansford Quadrangle (north side of Denney Hall), 2:30-4 pm (ice cream served from 2:30-3:30 pm only). Rain location: University Museum, 1st Floor, University Hall. RSVP by July 13.


Kristi Williams, associate professor, sociology, on whether women should delay motherhood, New York Times, July 9, 2013

Paul Beck, professor emeritus, political science, on Governor Kasich’s tax plan, WBNS-TV, July 3, 2013

Adam Kolatorowicz, graduate student, anthropology, on his team’s search for remains of soldiers killed in the War of 1812; Lima News, June 21, 2013


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